School of the Madeleine

1875 Illion Street • San Diego • California 92110 • Telephone (619) 276-6545

 

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School of the Madeleine is a private Catholic elementary school located in South Clairemont in San Diego. It is the parish school of St. Mary Magdalene church and serves students from preschool (License #370806443) through eighth grade.

The school is staffed by a lay faculty dedicated to the Catholic Education of the students. School of the Madeleine has a reputation for a strong religious and academic program and student success. 

The school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the Western Catholic Educational Association (WCEA).  To view School of the Madeleine's mission, philosophy, and school-wide learning expectations, click here.

Principal - Donna Wittouck

Vice Principal - Jean Coleman

About Us

 

   

Take note of calendar changes for report card conferences!

CALENDAR

Oct. 23

Kindergarten to Pumpkin Patch
Report Card Conference Appts. Sent Home

Oct. 29

End of First Quarter

Oct. 31

Halloween Carnival
MINIMUM DAY - NOON DISMISSAL

Nov. 2

1st Eucharist Parent Meeting, 10:15-11:30 a.m.

Nov. 3-7

Scholastic Book Fair (see details at right)

Nov. 5

MINIMUM DAY - NOON DISMISSAL
Parent-Teacher Conferences
1st Eucharist Parent Meeting, 7-8:15 p.m.

Nov. 6

MINIMUM DAY - NOON DISMISSAL
Parent-Teacher Conferences
No Children's Choir

Nov. 7

MINIMUM DAY - NOON DISMISSAL
Parent-Teacher Conferences

Nov. 11

VETERAN'S DAY - NO SCHOOL

Nov. 14

Uniform Exchange, 2:15 p.m.

Nov. 19

Hot Lunch

Nov. 20

Awards Assembly, 1:10 Gr. 4-5, 2:10 Gr. 6-8

Nov. 24-28

Thanksgiving Vacation

   


Fall is in the air!

 


 

 

 

 

 


This is the kick-off year for “MadDads,” Madeleine’s informal dads’ group. The initial goal is to create a network of involved and active fathers. The MadDads can take if from there to decide whether they want to plan social events or special projects. If you are interested, please email SchoolMadDads@gmail.com.

 

OFFICE DEPOT 5% BACK TO SCHOOLS

Every time parents shop at Office Depot and provide School of the Madeleine’s identification number, our school will receive 5% of the total purchase price in gift cards. These gift cards can be used by our office to purchase copier paper or other office supplies. If you are planning to purchase school supplies or f you own your own business and shop at Office Depot, please consider using Madeleine’s ID number. Our school number is 70013744.

 

UNITED WAY

School of the Madeleine is part of the United Way Donation Program. You can designate the school as the benefactor for your donation by listing the school and its address.

 

COUNSELING SERVICES

Counseling services at School of the Madeleine will be provided by Ben Fishburne, MFT, who will provide assessments, brief counseling, and will be available to speak with you with any recommendations. All counseling will be conducted on school grounds during Mr. Fishburne's scheduled hours with the school on Mondays. Counseling Referral and Agreement Forms. Rita McCreary, parish counselor and licensed therapist, will be available to students on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Counselors can be contacted via the school office.


MADELEINE ATHLETIC CLUB

The Athletic Club maintains the grass field in the back of the main school building and supports Madeleine’s after-school sports program! Visit the Madeleine Athletic Club website at www.MadeleineAthleticClub.webs.com.

 

INFORMATION

Monthly Newsletter & Calendar
Tuition & Fees 2014-2015

Master Schedule (rev) 2014-2015
Hot Lunch Prepay Form/Dates


GET READY FOR OUR BOOK FAIR!

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to School of the Madeleine! Mark your calendars for November 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7. Open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mon, Tues, Wed and Thurs, and 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday. All proceeds benefit our school!


MADELEINE'S MAIN EVENT 2015 . . .
GREETINGS FROM CALIFORNIA - A GOLDEN AFFAIR

Planning for Madeleine's biggest fundraiser is already well underway! To be held Saturday, Mach 28, 2015 at the Estancia La Jolla, this event promises to be something special. For more info or to get involved, click here. Want to get involved? Contact Lauren Moore and Heidie Nasland.


 

ANOTHER EASY WAY TO EARN MONEY FOR MADELEINE

We all shop at Amazon.com. Now we can earn money for our school simply by clicking the below link to get to Amazon's web site! Then any shopping we do automatically earns money for School of the Madeleine. Just click below and keep shopping all summer long!



EARN MONEY FOR OUR SCHOOL WITH ESCRIP ONLINE MALL

It's easy, fast and a way to make a BIG difference for our school. Do your online shopping via the eScrip Online Mall and a portion will be donated back to School of the Madeleine. This is a safe, secure and effortless way to earn money for our school simply by doing the online shopping you'd do anyway! There are more than 1,000 merchants to choose from. Click on the eScrip Online Mall logo above, or click here to browse and shop. Make your everyday shopping a fundraiser!
 

Another way to earn money for Madeleine: Register your grocery cards or debit/credit cards with eScrip on their website. A portion of what you spend comes back to our school.

If you have any questions about how to sign up or take advantage of this incredible fundraiser, please contact Cindy Bayless at cterstal@yahoo.com.
 

BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION PROGRAM

Our first collection period for the year is coming up Sept. 29-Oct. 3. Box Tops can be dropped off in the collection container located outside of the office. For Kindergarten parents, there will be a container located in the courtyard for your convenience.

We would like to remind everyone to continue to collect Box Tops year round! Keep an eye out for box top-related products when you are shopping.

Thank you for making a difference, one dime at a time. To learn more on how you can help earn cash for our school, click here. Keep collecting!
 

MADELEINE'S NEW SCIENCE LAB - AMAZING PROGRESS!

Even more progress has been made on Madeleine's long-awaited Science Lab! Soon, students will be able to take advantage of this amazing facility, and we thank all the donors from the bottom of our hearts! See more pictures here.


 

APPLICATIONS FOR SCHOOL OF THE MADELEINE

Applications for the 2015-2016 school year will be available in January. Our Open House date in January will be announced soon. See below for current year's registration materials. If you have any questions or need further information, please email Jean Coleman. Thank you for your interest in School of the Madeleine.

2014-15 K-3 Application Packet

Preschool Registration Packet

2014-15 4-7 Application Packet

 Be sure to view the video below for an up-close look at the school.


 

STUDENTS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Check out Madeleine Students making news! This month, our junior high students deserve a big congratulations for their science fair projects, 15 of which made to the Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair!

Collection for CCSA 

During the month of November, St. Mary Magdalene Parish is asking for donations of clothing (boys' pants and t-shirts in all sizes as well as crew socks); hygiene items (shaving cream and Band Aids); food (granola bars, Capri sun juices and canned fruit) for needy families. We ask that Madeleine families bring their donations to the rectory office, or leave them in the vestibule of the Church between 8 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

UNIFORM EXCHANGE PROGRAM

Used school uniforms need a home. All are free! You don't need to bring in an item in order to take one. The uniform exchange is a free service for Madeleine families. If you have any questions, please contact Jacque Paramo.

 


Last Updated:  10/29/2014

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